Bridget Carlson

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First Hike of 2018 || Lessons I Learned About Layering for Cold Weather!

So I did the first-day hike of the new year. We live in Texas so temperatures usually aren’t too bad on January 1st, except for this year!<p>I waited …

Your Hiking Questions Answered

I get hiking questions asked to me all the time, so I decided to compile the most asked questions about hiking and list them here! Hopefully, if you …


Hiking First Aid Kit | What in the heck goes in these things?

What kind of hiking first aid kit do you have? Or do you carry one at all?<p>Just like when you are building a camping or RV first aid kit, what goes …

How & Why to do an End of the Year Declutter

A new year is about to begin, so begin fresh by doing an end of the year declutter not only of your home but electronic life too! Wait?! I thought …

National Parks

Level Up Your Photography with CreativeLive Classes

<i>Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by CreativeLive, however, all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received the product mentioned in this</i> …

Landscape Photography
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How to Keep Busy During Deployment

I am not sure why I have never written an actual article on ways to keep busy during deployment, seeing as I am asked this question over and over …


Why He Got My Name Tattooed on His Arm & Why I Gave In

For those that have followed me, know that my husband has PTSD. He had PTSD before we got married, he had it before we became a couple. I was first …

Mental Health

Find out 50+ Ways To Save Money Now! It's easier than you think!

When you’re on a budget, or you’d rather be saving your money for a rainy day, there are lots of things you can do to help cut costs. For the most …

Extreme Weather

Blogging help roundup - A Pint-Sized Life

When I first started blogging, I never dreamed of all the questions I would have- and all the blogging help that was right at my fingertips …


A Guide to Bora Bora, Tahiti!

Somewhere that has long been on my bucket list, I finally got the chance to escape to paradise this week by visiting Bora Bora in French Polynesia. …

French Polynesia
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National Parks

How I Saved $2400/year By Making 2 Simple Phone Calls

Yes, you read that right! I saved $2400 a year by making two simple phone calls.<p>We have been trying to make a conscious effort to save money for …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Things Every Hiker Should Know About Fitness

Learn these key hiking fitness principles to get the most out of your time on the trail.<p>32.7K<p>SHARES<p>1. It’s better to exercise a little, and often, …